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17 June 2019

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Venturefest South West 2019

OVERVIEW

Tickets are still available for this year’s Venturefest South West taking place on 17th June at Sandy Park from 08:30 – 17:00.  This one-day event will bring together technology businesses, entrepreneurs, investors and academics.

Supported by the region’s leading universities and business networks, the event will showcase cutting-edge innovation and entrepreneurship coming out of Cornwall, Devon and Somerset and bring people together to hear insights and predictions from industry leaders and connect with entrepreneurs, investors and academics.

Venturefest South West is supported by: The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), Falmouth University, the University of Plymouth, University of Exeter, Plymouth College of Art, Heart of the South West LEP, South West Academic Health Science Network, Plymouth City Council and Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).

 PROGRAMME

Venturefest will include:

Panels and Workshops from industry and academic experts on 10 topics: Space, Agritech, AI and Big Data, Advanced Engineering, Healthcare, Environment, Marine, Blockchain, Creative, Scale ups and Start ups.

The event will see presentations from technology trailblazers, panel discussions and a diverse programme of workshops, as well as a schools competition (Hackfest) and a pitching competition (Pitchfest).

The themes for Venturefest South West 2019 are:

  • Health
  • Blockchain
  • AI and Big Data
  • Agri Tech
  • Marine Tech
  • Creative
  • Space
  • Environment
  • Advanced Engineering
  • Funding and Start Ups

Venturefest South West is supported by: The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), Falmouth University, the University of Plymouth, University of Exeter, Plymouth College of Art, Heart of the South West LEP, South West Academic Health Science Network, Plymouth City Council and Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).

Panel

We will be facilitating a Q&A Health Panel with industry leading experts from 09:30am in the County Suite.  Join the audience for an opportunity to discuss innovation, diversification and how your business or industry relates to Health.

https://www.venturefest-sw.co.uk/speakers/?c=health

Workshops

There will be opportunity to take part in three workshops covering a variety of topics; from PR and finance to AI and Big Data. Check out the links below to register your attendance on Monday.  Workshops are free as part of the main event.

“Machine Learning for Big Data & Image Analysis” – Jack Spencer, Matt Anderson and David Whitehouse of University of Exeter; 10:30 – 11:30 ROOM 1

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/big-data-pixel-by-pixel-probabilities-tickets-62640859497?ref=estw

“Getting in to the big press – is it still worth it? + tips & tricks” – Ellen Carroll of Nellie PR; 11:30 – 12:30 ROOM 1

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/getting-in-to-the-big-press-is-it-still-worth-it-tips-tricks-tickets-62640978854?ref=estw

“Going further with your cost – benefit calculations in the Health sector” – Nick Hex of University of York; 12:30 – 13:30 ROOM 1

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/going-further-with-your-cost-benefit-calculations-tickets-62641117268?ref=estw

1-2-1s

Got a burning question for one of our Speakers, or want some individual advice on your business or innovation?  We are offering multiple 1-2-1 slots to give you the opportunity to pick the brains of our industry experts in a concentrated, discreet face to face meeting.  Take a look at the slots on offer below.

Research – Wondering about research support for your innovation?

Meet with Alicia Waters, NIHR CRN South West Peninsula and William Lilley, South West AHSN

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wondering-about-research-support-for-your-innovation-book-a-11-venturefestsw-tickets-63108495208

Social good – Moving forward with your social good innovation or business

Mark Cotton, Business Consultant

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/moving-forward-with-your-social-good-innovation-or-business-book-a-11-venturefestsw-tickets-63108000729

Health Economics – Health economics and return on investment

Nick Hex, York Health Economics Consortium

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/health-economics-return-on-investment-11-with-nick-hex-venturefestsw-tickets-63107748976

PR support – Making a PR splash with your innovation or business

Ellen Carroll, Nellie PR

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/making-a-pr-splash-with-your-innovation-or-business-book-a-11-venturefestsw-tickets-63108285581

Implementation and impact – Navigating the health and care system with your innovation

Louise Witts and Stuart Monk, SW Academic Health Science Network

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/making-an-impact-with-your-health-tech-implementation-book-a-11-venturefestsw-tickets-63107827210

REGISTRATION

Tickets for the event are only £40 (plus VAT) to include a light lunch and refreshments and can be purchased at www.venturefest-sw.co.uk. Book now to avoid disappointment!

Event details


Date:
17 June 2019
Website:
www.venturefest-sw.co.uk

Venue

Sandy Park Conference Centre
Sandy Park Way
Exeter, Devon EX2 7NN United Kingdom
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Phone:
01392 427427
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